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Interim review of ✳UrbanSensing project coming up

On Tuesday September 17, the ✳UrbanSensing consortium will have an interim review at the European Commission in Brussels. After 9 months in the project a selection of demonstrators will be showed and reviewed, as well as the general progress within

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Interim review of ✳UrbanSensing project coming up

On Tuesday September 17, the ✳UrbanSensing consortium will have an interim review at the European Commission in Brussels. After 9 months in the project a selection of demonstrators will be showed and reviewed, as well as the general progress within

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Review on the ✳UrbanSensing Project: The Urban Pulse

The Audi Urban Future Initiative, a forum for emerging ideas about the critical role of mobility in the twenty-first-century metropolis, a rapidly changing landscape of complex challenges and new opportunities, published an extensive article on the *UrbanSensing Project: The Urban

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Review on the ✳UrbanSensing Project: The Urban Pulse

The Audi Urban Future Initiative, a forum for emerging ideas about the critical role of mobility in the twenty-first-century metropolis, a rapidly changing landscape of complex challenges and new opportunities, published an extensive article on the *UrbanSensing Project: The Urban

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The Uncertainty of Identity: Linking Spatiotemporal Information between Virtual and Real Worlds

The University College London (Geography), Birmingham University (Computer Science), and City University London (Engineering), in partnership with experts in Visual Analytics at Purdue University and Arizona State University in the United States want to link information pertaining to human characteristics in real and virtual worlds in order to better understand

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The Uncertainty of Identity: Linking Spatiotemporal Information between Virtual and Real Worlds

The University College London (Geography), Birmingham University (Computer Science), and City University London (Engineering), in partnership with experts in Visual Analytics at Purdue University and Arizona State University in the United States want to link information pertaining to human characteristics in real and virtual worlds in order to better understand

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Where do people tweet during the Taksim-square protests in Istanbul?

Small test using 48 hours of geolocated tweets in Istanbul, gathered during the protests at Taksim-square in Istanbul. Although there is a clear density at the square, it is even more obvious that people tweet most from the bars and

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Where do people tweet during the Taksim-square protests in Istanbul?

Small test using 48 hours of geolocated tweets in Istanbul, gathered during the protests at Taksim-square in Istanbul. Although there is a clear density at the square, it is even more obvious that people tweet most from the bars and

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Where do people photograph what? Discovering patterns by geolocating images

Some initial tests to see if the geolocation of a picture has influence on its topic and distance of focus. In these examples you see very obvious differences in what people photograph on which location. The pictures here are taken

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Where do people photograph what? Discovering patterns by geolocating images

Some initial tests to see if the geolocation of a picture has influence on its topic and distance of focus. In these examples you see very obvious differences in what people photograph on which location. The pictures here are taken

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When urban planning gets political, or public space vs social media

The outrage of protesters in Istanbul is the latest in the series of “Arab Springs”, a catch-all term for very different types of protest (from change-driven to ultra conservative) against the powers in Arab countries that mostly have been in

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When urban planning gets political, or public space vs social media

The outrage of protesters in Istanbul is the latest in the series of “Arab Springs”, a catch-all term for very different types of protest (from change-driven to ultra conservative) against the powers in Arab countries that mostly have been in

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My Map or Yours

Evgeny Morozov, a writer and researcher who studies political and social implications of technology, published an article that was picked up in many countries about the new personalization of Google Maps and how it could end public space as we know it. Some excerpts:

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My Map or Yours

Evgeny Morozov, a writer and researcher who studies political and social implications of technology, published an article that was picked up in many countries about the new personalization of Google Maps and how it could end public space as we know it. Some excerpts:

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Average Traffic Density of US Highways (1944)

Urban Demographics has found this awesome map showing the predicted average traffic density of US highways in 1944. Impressive when you know that they did not have GIS in those days. Via Urban Demographics: Demography & Urban Studies

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Average Traffic Density of US Highways (1944)

Urban Demographics has found this awesome map showing the predicted average traffic density of US highways in 1944. Impressive when you know that they did not have GIS in those days. Via Urban Demographics: Demography & Urban Studies

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✳UrbanSensing featured in El Pais

El Pais, one of the most important newspapers in Spain, featured an article on the  ✳UrbanSensing project the 27th of May 2013. Titled “La ciudad inteligente es usted” (You are the Smart City) it describes the project  and shows examples.

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✳UrbanSensing featured in El Pais

El Pais, one of the most important newspapers in Spain, featured an article on the  ✳UrbanSensing project the 27th of May 2013. Titled “La ciudad inteligente es usted” (You are the Smart City) it describes the project  and shows examples.

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Conference on New Urban models based on collective intelligence

Javier Lima from Mobivery will present the ✳UrbanSensing project at this conference “SMART CITIES. ” Hacia nuevos modelos urbanos basados en la Inteligencia Colectiva” on May 7th 2013 in Madrid.    

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Conference on New Urban models based on collective intelligence

Javier Lima from Mobivery will present the ✳UrbanSensing project at this conference “SMART CITIES. ” Hacia nuevos modelos urbanos basados en la Inteligencia Colectiva” on May 7th 2013 in Madrid.    

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